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Freelance #writer. Looking to network with #PR, #editors, #writers, #humans My gigs: @inc @fxnscitech @mensjournal @popmech etc. Blog: http://byjohnbrandon.com

Known NFC spoofing techniques probably wouldn't work with Apple Pay

macworld.com — Apple Pay is poised to turn how we pay for goods at a retail store on its head. The new Apple Pay system lets you make purchases with the cards in your iTunes Store account. When you bring your iPhone 6 near an NFC-equipped payment terminal, you'll see your cards in Passbook, and you can authorize a transaction with the Touch ID fingerprint reader.

Get Inspired: Entrepreneurship by the Numbers

inc.com — Want to be inspired? The numbers don't lie when it comes to being an entrepreneur. For those who have started a small business, it can be hard to imagine how a new Web app for accounting or a bread-slicing machine will ever catch on with consumers.

How age-progression software helps find missing kids

foxnews.com — If you happen to be driving in St. Joseph, Minn., this weekend, look up at the billboards to see a picture of Jacob Wetterling. An image created last year shows how Wetterling, who went missing 25 years ago at age 11, might look today at age 36.

7 Ways to Increase Your Mental Energy Right Now

inc.com — Mental energy is stored up in your brain. Here's how to release it. Everyone needs a little influx of neurons once in a while. The problem for some of us in the office is that we tend to repeat the same patterns each day--browsing to the same sites, using the same e-mail app, and heading to the same break room during lunch.

Should You Skip the Apple IPad Air 2? Maybe

inc.com — The iPad Air 2 has new features, but few of them make this thinner tablet an impulse buy for business. Apple announced the iPad Air 2 today--a thinner, faster tablet that has a few extra features that might appeal to small business owners.

Survey Results: More People In Small Business Go To Work Sick

inc.com — Feel like you have the flu? Most office workers in small business go to work anyway. The results are in. According to a new survey conducted by Staples Advantage (the business services arm of the Staples office supply store) released today, more people go to work when they have the flu in a small business with fewer than 300 employees than larger companies.

Want to Build a Company? Get Your Customers Tweeting

inc.com — Twitter, Facebook, and blog posts can help you create interest in a product. Just ask Canva, who now have 850,000 customers. Melanie Perkins is on a mission to engage with customers on social media.

Curved, High-Def TVs Dropping in Price

news.discovery.com — Clouds roll over a green meadow. Someone is running in the field, and the camera swoops down to fill the scene. It's a Hollywood movie, but you feel like you're there, with the rush of wind on your face. That's the promise of more immersive video entertainment, a combination of incredibly rich color and extremely high-resolution imagery running at 4,000 pixels.

35 Quotes on Turning Setbacks into Successes

inc.com — Don't let failure stop you. Let it be the jolt you need to succeed. My greatest failure in life birthed my writing career. I burned out in the corporate world, came to a tire-skid stop in 2001, and then started writing for a living. Since then, I've never regretted the setback.

Is there a curved television in your future?

foxnews.com — Clouds roll over a green meadow. Someone is running in the field, and the camera swoops down to fill the scene. It's a Hollywood movie, but you feel like you're there, with the rush of wind on your face. That's the promise of more immersive video entertainment, a combination of incredibly rich color and extremely high-resolution imagery running at 4,000 pixels.
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Oct 20, 2014

19 inspiring pieces of data related to starting a company inc.com/john-brandon/g… @inc

Oct 20, 2014

Inc: I tested the new Apple Pay app today and bought a hamburger at McDonald's -- here's what I found out inc.com/john-brandon/w… @inc

Oct 20, 2014

Inc: Get inspired to start a company by crunching (on) the numbers inc.com/john-brandon/g… @inc

Oct 20, 2014

RT @Inc: Want to understand entrepreneurship? Just look at the numbers @jmbrandonbb bit.ly/1CKz8Vm

Oct 19, 2014

What should my first test purchase with Apple Pay be tomorrow? #otherthancoffee

Oct 18, 2014

RT @Inc: Employees prefer a company purchase this device over any other @jmbrandonbb bit.ly/1tAk5hY



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